The College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences embraces a mission consistent with the University's tripartite mission of teaching, research, and public service.
The academic program prepares students for professional careers in food, fiber, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and agricultural sciences using innovative strategies, up-to-date technologies, and current information. The program provides students with the fundamentals underlying their chosen disciplines, practical application and solutions to discipline-related problems, and opportunities to transfer knowledge to others in a variety of formal and informal settings.
The research program addresses problems that hold promise for enhancing agricultural productivity and profitability while protecting the environment. This research is valuable for improving the quality of life and well-being of the people of Louisiana and society in general.